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Elementary School

215 Heyward St

Brooklyn, NY



Middle School

11 Bartlett St

Brooklyn, NY



Beginning with Children Charter School 2

Middle School Teacher Open Positions


  • Middle School/Adolescent Certified English Language Arts Teacher

  • Middle School/Adolescent Certified Math Teacher

  • Middle School/Adolescent Certified Science Teacher

  • Middle School/Adolescent Special Education Certified Teacher

  • Middle School/Adolescent Arts Teachers .5FTE

Beginning with Children

Beginning with Children (BwC) is a Brooklyn based school management organization founded by school reform leaders Joe and Carol Reich over 20 years ago on a deep belief in the power of education. BwC supports two New York City Public Charter Schools and an alumni and college success program that provides education and academic supports for students from Pre-K to college.


Our schools, Beginning with Children Charter School 2 are located in Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill and Williamsburg where approximately 80% of our families qualify for free/reduced lunch. Our hard-working families, face high rates of low-wage employment, and find it increasingly difficult to break the cycle of poverty and continuing injustice which plague these neighborhoods. At BwC we know that academic success and college completion have proven to be the most effective way to promote social and economic mobility. We are committed to creating strong centers of learning that transform the lives of students and families and revitalize communities.


Beginning with Children continues to successfully move K-8 graduates through high school graduation and college enrollment. The success of BwC Scholars is the product of caring, committed and talented educators who work collaboratively with families to meet the needs of our students. As we continue to develop our Professional Learning Community we invite talented and innovative educators to join us in our mission to provide quality instruction to every child in every classroom.

Our Schools

Beginning with Children schools empower scholars to meet high academic standards throughout their education and embrace a set of core values that are essential to success in life. Our graduates will be independent thinkers who are committed to succeeding in college preparatory programs and becoming active and engaged citizens in their communities.

BwCCS2 Mission

BwCCS 2, Middle School is a nurturing community that fosters a love of learning and the development of character for students in the 6th grade. Next year, we’ll be adding a 7th grade. Our students achieve academic excellence and are prepared to succeed in top performing high schools and colleges. BwCCS 2 students develop and use G.R.I.T. (Good Judgment, Resilience, Integrity, and Teamwork) for personal and community improvement.




  • Support students' academic and socio-emotional development

  • Set student performance and growth goals and work to achieve those goals

  • Collaborate with leadership to implement the School's mission and goals

  • Align the core curriculum with Common Core State Standards.

  • Participate in the implementation of systems to assess student achievement.

  • Model the school's mission, values, and standards for professional behavior.

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned





  • New York State Special Education certification (required)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, parents, trustees, BwC representatives, community members, and donors.

  • Understand the nuances of urban school environments and school culture.

  • Experience teaching middle school.

  • Master's degree.

  • Minimum 1-year teaching experience.

  • Experience teaching English as a Second Language or Speech is a plus

  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.



Personal Characteristics:


The successful candidate will be:

  • Passionate about providing high-quality education to students in an underserved urban community.

  • Relentless in his/her drive to improve the minds and lives of the students in and out of school.

  • Humble, reflective and willing to continually improve.

  • A teacher with maturity, confidence, wisdom and collaborative skills necessary to garner the trust and confidence of board members, faculty, staff, students, parents, and others within the school community.

  • An individual with a high level of integrity and work ethic who can inspire through example.

  • An individual who promotes consistent standards of excellence in teaching and learning throughout the school.



If you are interested in applying for a position at Beginning with Children Charter School 2 Middle School, please contact Esosa Ogbahon (eogbahon@bwccs2.org). Thank you.